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BCI chairman claims: Everything’s totally fine now at the SC

For what it's worth, Bar Council of India (BCI) chairman Manan Kumar Mishra told media today that he and other BCI members met with junior judges and the Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra in a “congenial atmosphere, everything will be sorted out. Bar council's role is very limited, judges have assured it there will be no problem at all”.

Apparently, Mishra said at a press conference: “kahani khatam ho gaya” (the story is now over).

Four senior-most SC judges attend court, BCI says “story over"

New Delhi, Jan 15 The unprecedented crisis that rocked the Supreme Court appeared to ease today with four top Supreme Court judges--who had virtually revolted against the Chief Justice--attending work as usual and the Bar Council of India (BCI) saying “the story is now over.”

Describing the crisis as a “storm in a tea cup”, Attorney General K K Venugopal also said the issue has been settled.

reported Outlook.

Considering that CJI Misra will continue at the helm of the institution until October 2018 (to be succeeded by Justice Gogoi, who was amongst the four judges who complained seriously about Misra's practices in a press conference), the jury will be out on that assessment.

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